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How We Travelled to France for Under $500, Twice

I have a confession to make. I’m addicted. I’ve always been addicted to traveling, but with little means to do so. But this year I’ve figured it out! And to prove it, I’m going to tell you two short stories about how we were able to travel from San Diego, CA to France two different […]


Authentic Thai Coconut Soup Recipe

Ingredients Makes 4 servings 1/2 pound medium shrimp – peeled and deveined 1 (13.5 ounce) can canned coconut milk 1 cup water 1/2 (1 inch) piece galangal, thinly sliced 2 stalks lemon grass, bruised and chopped 5 kaffir lime leaves, torn in half 1/2 pound shiitake mushrooms, sliced 2 tablespoons lime juice 1 tablespoon and 1-1/2 teaspoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 […]